Uttar Pradesh Coronavirus Update: With the death of Coronavirus infection during the last 24 hours in Uttar Pradesh, the number of dead on Saturday increased to 1677, with 47 more deaths. Additional Chief Secretary (Medical and Health) Amit Mohan Prasad said that the under-treated patients in the state are 36,037 while 51,354 people have been discharged from hospitals after being free from infection. In the last 24 hours, 3807 new cases of infection came to light. He told that till now 1677 people have died due to this infection. Meanwhile, according to a bulletin issued by the Health Department, out of 47 deaths due to corona infection in the last 24 hours, six deaths occurred in Lucknow. Five deaths occurred in Bareilly, four in Prayagraj, three in Kanpur Nagar, Gorakhpur. It was told in the bulletin that so far 202 deaths have occurred in Kanpur due to Corona virus infection. 108 people died in Meerut and 101 in Lucknow.
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According to the bulletin, during the last 24 hours, the maximum number of 363 new cases were reported in the capital Lucknow. 317 new cases were reported in Kanpur city, 231 in Prayagraj and 229 in Varanasi. Additional Chief Secretary said that 93,381 samples were tested in the state on Friday and thus a total of 24,18,809 samples have been tested so far. He said that we are continuously investigating more than 90 thousand, one lakh or one lakh and these investigations are being done through antigens, RTPCR and TRUNET.
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Prasad said to increase the investigation and said that on the instructions of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, “On Demand” testing has been arranged in most of the districts, earlier according to protocol people were selected and tested but now if any person If symptoms appear in themselves, then whatever our static booths are, any person can go there and get their investigation done. He said that for those who do not want semi-paid or private hospital, there is a provision of L-1, L-2 and L-3 Kovid hospitals, where there are more than one lakh 51 thousand beds and treatment is free.
Referring to the monitoring, he said that container work has been done in 41,904 areas. Of these, 7,56,14,060 people have been supervised in 1,49,31,897 houses. Prasad told that World Breastfeeding Week has started from Saturday. It was launched by Governor Anandiben Patel. Breastfeeding is mandatory for young children and newborns.
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